Jobs and Opportunities

Ticket Office Assistant – 20 hours per week (term time only)

Dance City are looking for friendly, welcoming and confident individuals to work on the ticket office across both our venues in Sunderland and Newcastle.

The ideal candidates will have excellent customer service skills and will thrive working in a busy and dynamic environment.

As well as working at our established venue in Newcastle city centre you will be working at our sister site, The Fire Station, in Sunderland. Dance City opened two new dance studios within this venue in January 2018. Staff will need to work independently as the first point of contact for all customers and visitors to the studios. We strongly encourage applications from those who are based in the Sunderland area.

We particularly encourage applications from those who self-identify as black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.


The shifts we will be looking to recruit for are:

Mondays 5.00pm – 9.00pm Sunderland

Tuesdays 4.30pm – 9.30pm Sunderland

Thursdays 3.30pm – 9.30pm Newcastle

Sundays 10.00am – 2.00pm Sunderland

Plus other cover as required


Hours are guaranteed during term time only. The terms are:

Monday 3rd September – Sunday 16th December 2018

Saturday 5th January – Friday 5th April 2019

Tuesday 23rd April – Sunday 21st July 2019


Rate of pay: £7.83 p/h plus holiday pay.

Closing date for applications: Monday 28th August 5.00pm.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th September at Dance City Sunderland, The Fire Station Arts Centre, Sunderland, SR1 3EX.


Please download and complete and Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below. CVs will not be accepted. Completed forms should be sent to Mel Cook at


Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form